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    Pre-order Jesse Dayton's New Memoir And Companion Album, Beaumonster

    First-rate storyteller, guitarist, and road warrior Jesse Dayton set to release his debut memoir, Beaumonster

    Launching alongside a full U.S. tour, and a companion soundtrack featuring cover songs from artists spotlighted in the book, Jesse Dayton's memoir, Beaumonster, is now available to pre-order in our store. Get yours here:

    The first single off Beaumonster - an outlaw country-inspired version of X’s “Burning House of Love,” premieres today via Rolling Stone. Dayton’s debut memoir and companion soundtrack are both set for release this November, with the soundtrack set to hit on November 5th followed by the book on November 9th. "Burning House of Love" will be available on all streaming platforms on September 10.

    The Beaumonster soundtrack is filled with song interpretations that are part-greaser, a whole lotta twang, and quintessentially outlaw country badass. Beaumonster encapsulates a life filled with adventure and lore featuring some of the greatest musicians this world has ever known.

    Dayton’s life story reads like a “who's who” of American music. In his debut memoir Beaumonster, Dayton reveals the stranger-than-fiction encounters and outlandish experiences that have ensued across his wide-ranging career. After sneaking into nightclubs to play gigs in his youth, 18-year-old Dayton and his trio began packing clubs and theaters across Houston, Dallas, and Austin. His first solo record—featuring great luminaries like Doug Sahm, Flaco Jiménez, and Johnny Gimble—hit #1 on the Americana Radio Charts, and then he was off to the races, touring the world as an opener for punk legends Social Distortion, The Supersuckers, and X, and helping with arrangements and guitar on The Supersuckers’ biggest selling record, “Must’ve Been High.” While doing press in Nashville, Dayton caught the attention of Waylon Jennings and was whisked off to Woodland Studios, where he was greeted by none other than Johnny Cash, who told Dayton, “We’ve been waiting for you.”

    After that meeting with “The Man In Black,” Dayton’s ride across the entertainment industry, traversing genre and format, has become even wilder. Whether it’s playing guitar on records and film with the likes of Cash, Ray Price, Willie Nelson, Johnny Bush, and Glen Campbell; writing and recording soundtracks for horror director/rockstar Rob Zombie; directing Malcolm McDowell and Sid Haig in his own horror movie; or filling in for the iconic punk band X’s guitarist on a massive 40-city US tour, Dayton is down to make his mark—making Beaumonster a uniquely entertaining tale that will impress new and old fans alike.

    The companion album finds Dayton performing songs written by the many talented musicians and songwriters featured throughout his memoir. The album zigs and zags from Waylon Jennings to Social Distortion and Townes Van Zandt to Willie Nelson — all who shared a connection with the storied Beaumont guitar slinger.

    Now a successful independent act, in the last handful of years Dayton has played guitar on Guns N’ Roses bassist Duff McKagan’s latest solo album, launched his own weekly show, Dayton's "Badass Country Show," on Gimme Country Radio and licensed more than 50 songs for film and television... not to mention touring his arse off playing over 150 live dates per year throughout Europe and North America while also releasing five albums for Blue Élan Records.

    Jesse Dayton on Tour/Book Events:
    11/09 - Mesa, AZ - Roosters Country
    11/10 - San Diego, CA - Whistle Stop Bar
    11/11 - Huntington Beach, CA - Gallagher's Pub HB
    11/12 - Newport Beach, CA - Campus JAX
    11/15 - Albany, CA - Ivy Room
    11/16 - Novato, CA - Hopmonk Tavern
    11/18 - Bend, OR - Volcanic Theatre Pub
    11/19 - Portland, OR - The Jack London Theater
    11/20 - Prosser, WA - Brewminatti
    11/24 - Seattle, WA - Funhouse
    11/26 - Tacoma, WA - Jazzbones
    11/27 - Whitefish, MT - The Remington Bar
    11/28 - Bozeman, MT - Live From the Divide
    12/03 - Denver, CO - Globe Hall
    12/04 - Denver, CO - Globe Hall
    12/05 - Denver, CO - Soiled Dove
    12/07 - Newport, KY - Southgate House Revival Room
    12/08 - Buffalo, NY - Mohawk Place
    12/09 - Syracuse, NY - Funk N Waffles
    12/10 - Cambridge, MA - Atwood's Tavern
    12/11 - New Haven, CT - Cafe Nine
    12/12 - Providence, RI - Askew Bistro
    12/14 - Wakefield, RI - Roots Hoot House Concerts
    12/15 - Brooklyn, NY - Skinny Dennis
    12/16 – Teaneck, NJ – Debonair Music Hall
    12/17 - Washington, DC - The Pie Shop
    12/18 - Thomas, WV - Purple Fiddle